22 days in North of Boston & Greater Merrimack Valley Itinerary

22 days in North of Boston & Greater Merrimack Valley Itinerary

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Train to Paris CDG, Fly to Boston
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Gloucester
— 11 nights
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Groton
— 10 nights
Drive to General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, Fly to Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport

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Gloucester

Sandy Bay

The still waters off the Gloucester shore are immortalized in paintings and prints produced by the hundreds of artists who visit this town.
Change things up with these side-trips from Gloucester: Salem (Witch Dungeon Museum, Old Burying Point Cemetery, &more), Buckman Tavern (in Lexington) and Concord (The Old Manse, Minuteman National Park - Old North Bridge, &more). There's lots more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, appreciate the history behind Fishermen's Memorial Monument, don't miss a visit to Gloucester Fishermen's Wives Memorial, and step into the grandiose world of Hammond Castle Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Gloucester tour itinerary planning app.

Lyon, France to Gloucester is an approximately 15-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Lyon to Gloucester is minus 6 hours. In October, daytime highs in Gloucester are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Groton.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Groton

Groton is a town in northwestern Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Groton: Acton (Acton Arboretum, The Happy Chocolatier, &more), Ashby (Trap Falls & Willard Brook State Forest) and Stow (Carver Hill Orchard & Shelburne Farm). There's lots more to do: trek along Gibbet Hill Barn and Trails, grab your bike and head to Nashua River Rail Trail, relax in the rural setting at Goss Farm, and identify plant and animal life at Oak Hill Conservation Site.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Groton trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Gloucester to Groton takes 1.5 hours. October in Groton sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 7°C at night. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Groton

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips